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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.094
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... While it is undeniable that both feral cats and owned domestic cats prey on native wildlife, evidence that this is a threat to the viability of wildlife populations is contentious, particularly in the suburbs. Where uncertainty is great or the risks are high, the precautionary principle...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 513–519.
Published: 01 September 2018
... of predators (domestic cats and foxes) at all sites. Rats rapidly investigated the log piles (mean time to first rat observation ± SE: 27.25 ± 14.34 days), but were only recorded intermittently over the monitoring period, suggesting that they did not permanently inhabit the sites. Our results suggest...
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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
10.7882/FS.2010.032
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... peak hour traffic, although they often did not come out to forage for a whole night, or only foraged for a few hours within a night. We suggest that this might be a form of predator avoidance behaviour since feral and domestic cats were common in the area, and/or that they are able to obtain sufficient...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 41–48.
Published: 01 January 2019
... of a name. The last question is down the front here. NICOLA HARROD (University of Canberra): I have two questions for Sebastian. The first one was that you said you re talking about feral cats and not domestic cats. Aren t there problems from the domestic cats too, and won t your control efforts impact...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 649–654.
Published: 20 October 2011
... Clark, P. (ed.) 2004. Haematology of Australian mammals. CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood Victoria, Australia. Haematology of Australian mammals Graham, LH., Swanson, WF. And Brown, LJ. 2000. Chronic gonadotrophin administration in domestic cats causes an abnormal endocrine environment...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 991–995.
Published: 29 January 2012
... at Heirisson Prong and on the effects of mine site rehabilitation on cockatoos, and has led an intriguing series of studies on the effects of domestic cats on wildlife that have focused both on people s attitudes to the marauding behaviour of their pets and on novel ways that we can try to mitigate the damage...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
10.7882/FS.2007.025
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... ), but also exert indirect negative and indirect positive effects on four species of insular skinks. In the second case study, high levels of activity of domestic house cats ( Felis catus ) in suburban bushland in Sydney are associated with reduced richness of bird species. However, high cat activity also...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 85–102.
Published: 01 December 2017
... to the natural conditions found on Lanai, an island south of Hawai i. In the same paper, the author also commented on the feral domestic cats of the island, although no more details were given about their situation (Svihla 1936). In both cases, the individuals were feral because they were domestic species...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (2): 248–256.
Published: 17 March 2014
... factors that have not been identified. Van de Mortel and Buttemer (1996) provide compelling evidence that UV-B radiation is not responsible. One possible threat to the recovery of L. aurea is predation by cats and foxes. Domestic cats are known to feed on frogs (Paton 1990) and given the location of many...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 420–430.
Published: 17 March 2014
...., Gough, L., Holt, R., Hooper, D.U., Keesing, F., Lovell, C.R., Milne, B.T., Molles, M.C., Roberts, D.W. and Strauss, S.Y. 2001. Frontiers in ecology. Bioscience 51: 15-24. Frontiers in ecology Bioscience 51 15 24 Turner, D.C. and Bateson, P. 2000. The domestic cat: the biology of its...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (2): 365–375.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of handling. DISCUSSION In this survey, opinions were sought from scientists, zookeepers and wildlife carers on Toblc I . Relative favourability o f quolls compared to domestic pets of similar body size (90% of respondents compared quolls to domestic cats). Score: 5 = Very favourable, 4 = Favourable, 3...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (4): 533–562.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., if not altogether, extinct. Disease has also played a great part in the extermination. The native bear died in thousands from a disease which produced a great bony growth on their heads. A mysterious disease also spread through the ranks of the native cat Dasyurus viverrinus, the domestic cat also played a great...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 548–564.
Published: 01 June 2020
... on issues relating to domesticated animals, particularly dogs and cats (Wirth 2016). A key issue is impulse purchasing, which does not necessarily carry a commitment to care for the animal over the course of its lifespan. While dog and cat lifespans are generally limited to 15 years, 2014 2015 2016 2017...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (2): 388–395.
Published: 17 March 2014
...- based dried cat-food placed in a domestic cat's food dish U. Barford, DPI, pers. comm There are seven sight records of individual D. hallucatus searching for or stealing food from rural residences. Mortality Eleven records of D. hallucatus mortality reveal that domestic dogs were responsible for 36...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (3): 338–346.
Published: 07 July 2020
.... maritimus) genes (Miller et al. 2012, Pongracz et al. 2017) and between the domestic cat (Felis catus) and European/Scottish wildcat (Felis silvestris) (Beaumont et al. 2001, Hertwig et al. 2009, Macdonald et al. 2010, Tiesmeyer et al. 2020). Introgression has also shaped the genome of humans (Homo sapiens...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (3): 298–321.
Published: 30 September 2020
... an oddity: it is the only terrestrial member of the Order Carnivora among Australia s mammals that was present on the continent when Europeans first arrived; even the now-ubiquitous domestic cat (Felis catus) was absent at that time (Abbott 2002). It has had a much shorter tenure in Australia than...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 1033–1039.
Published: 29 January 2012
.... A. McNeely, L. E. Neville, P. J. Schei and J. K. Waage. Island Press, Washington, D.C., USA. Invasive alien species: the nature of the problem Invasive Alien Species: A New Synthesis 1 15 Paton, D.C. 1993. Impacts of domestic and feral cats on wildlife. Pp. 9-15 in Cat Management Workshop...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 92–101.
Published: 01 January 2019
... livestock its position in Australian policy is contradictory, being considered both a protected native species and a declared pest (Hytten 2009). Adding to the issue is the dingo s ambiguous taxonomic status (Crowther et al. 2014; Jackson et al. 2017) and the fact it can hybridise with domestic dogs...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (3): 608–642.
Published: 22 April 2021
... protected areas behaviour community-based records invasive species cats rabbits swamp wallabies spotted-tailed quolls domestic dogs community-based surveys koalas meso-predator release scalp returns Combining cameras and citizen science to define the distribution and behaviour of dingoes...